AMD Athlon II X4 600e: specs and benchmarks

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AMD Athlon II X4 600e
AMD Athlon II X4 600e
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Year of release 2009
Performance 1.95
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AMD Athlon II X4 600e
AMD Athlon II X4 600e AMD Athlon II X4 600e


AMD started AMD Athlon II X4 600e sales on October 2009 at a recommended price of $130. This is Propus architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 4 threads, and is based on 45 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2200 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AMD Socket AM3 processor with a TDP of 45 Watt and a maximum temperature of °C. It supports DDR3 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at


percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7763.

General info

Of Athlon II X4 600e processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance rating1762
Value for money (0-100)6.15
Market segmentDesktop processor
Architecture codenamePropus
Release dateOctober 2009 (12 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$130of 305 (Core i7-870)
Price now$18.62 (0.1x MSRP)of 16595 (Xeon E7-4850)
Value for money (0-100)

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Technical specs

Basic microprocessor parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters can generally indicate CPU performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.

Physical cores4 (Quad-Core)
Boost clock speed2.2 GHzof 5.3 (Core i9-10900KF)
L1 cache128 KB (per core)of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache512 KB (per core)of 12288 (Core 2 Quad Q9550)
Chip lithography45 nmof 5 (Apple M1)
Die size169 mm2
Number of transistors300 millionof 16000 (Apple M1)
64 bit support+


Information on Athlon II X4 600e compatibility with other computer components and devices: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration1of 8 (Opteron 842)
Thermal design power (TDP)45 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Athlon II X4 600e's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR3of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Athlon II X4 600e. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.

Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

Athlon II X4 600e 1.95
  • Passmark

Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.

Athlon II X4 600e 1711

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Athlon II X4 600e is for a gaming PC, compared with system requirements of some popular titles. Remember that sometimes official hardware requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Athlon II X4 600e performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop CPUs.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Athlon II X4 600e by Intel is Pentium G3250T, which is slower by 1% and lower by 4 positions in our rating.

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